Details about J.R.R. Tolkien : The Complete Guide - Box Set : Biography & Middle Earth GuideJ.R.R. Tolkien : The Complete Guide - Box Set : Biography & Middle Earth Guide See original listing
“- very good books in a good slipcase”
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
A book that has been read, but is in good condition. Minimal damage to the book cover eg. scuff marks, but no holes or tears. If this is a hard cover, the dust jacket may be missing. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with some creasing or tearing, and pencil underlining of text, but this is minimal. No highlighting of text, no writing in the margins, and no missing pages. See the seller’s listing for full details and description of any imperfections. See all condition definitions- opens in a new window or tab
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J.R.R. Tolkien : The Complete Guide - Box Set
Published circa 1978
Published by Unwin Paperbacks London
ISBN 0 04 823152 5
Summary: This box set comprises two paperback books relating to J.R.R. Tolkien, author of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings" amongst others. The details of the two books are :-
1) J.R.R. Tolkien - A Biography
By Humphrey Carpenter
Dated 1978 (First published in 1977)
ISBN 0 04 928039 2
Approx 288 pages
This is the first paperback edition of this authorised biography.
2) The Complete Guide to Middle-Earth
By Robert Foster
Dated 1978 (First published in 1971)
ISBN 0 04 803001 5
Approx 450 pages
This is an alphabetical list of the characters, peoples, races and places etc which appear in the Middle-Earth series of books written by Tolkien .
Condition: The books are in excellent condition with sound binding and clean, unmarked pages, apart from a name and date (July 1979) on the endpaper in the biography. The card covers are fine with no creasing to the corners and only signs of very light wear. The slip case is also in good condition although the spine and the edge of the front of the box are badly faded (see scan). As a result the titles on the spine have faded to white.
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